Redefining and improving patient safety.

  title={Redefining and improving patient safety.},
  author={M. J. Ball and Judith V. Douglas},
  journal={Methods of information in medicine},
  volume={41 4},
OBJECTIVES The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has focused attention on patient safety in the United States. Other countries share these concerns. METHODS Governmental agencies and professional organizations are redefining approaches to safety, calling upon the use of information and communication technology as an enabler and expanding the range of evidence… CONTINUE READING